carpark – the latest phase of the revitalisation of the Jetty4Shores – is now open
to the public.
carpark, which has been built to the north of the centrepiece Jetty Walkway
adjacent to Jordan Esplanade, is the first section of the planned $9.2m
Jetty4Shores Events and Active Recreation Hub.
It contains 47 parking spaces, four of
which are for people with disabilities, plus there are a further 13 parallel
spaces on Jordan Esplanade.
As well as
the carpark, the finished works also included drainage improvements,
landscaping and footpath connections to the Walkway. In addition, kerb and
guttering was installed along Jordan Esplanade next to and opposite the carpark.
of the project was always scheduled to end before the busy Christmas holiday
season and the Rally events and I’d like to congratulate all those involved for
delivering it on time,” said Coffs Harbour Mayor, Councillor Denise Knight.
design work is ongoing for the plaza and terraced steps onto Jetty Beach, a
boardwalk linking the plaza to the head of the historic Jetty and the events
and market area.
investigations, heritage and environmental assessments are also ongoing, along
with the redesign of the existing electrical infrastructure and storm water
detailed design and environmental approvals are scheduled to be completed by the
end of this month with construction works expected to begin in the second
quarter of 2017.
The Australian Government's Department of Infrastructure and
Regional Development’s National Stronger Regions Fund is funding half
the cost of the $9.2m project.